Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Spring Training

It seems that when Spring finally hits in the Northwest, everyone is training for something. This year alone, I had friends and family training for half-marathons, full marathon, Olympic triathlon, Iron Man, Ragnar relays, and century rides. I am impressed at the time and dedication people put into these endeavors but I'm just not that into it. I officially gave up running last year because of knee problems (which cuts out most of these events) plus I am too cheap to buy a road bike and I feel like if it's a nice enough day to be riding a bike, I'd rather be skiing.
The one thing I miss from training for an event and completing it, is the sense of satisfaction and accomplishment that comes along with it.
This Spring, I single handedly moved 13 yards of river rock, one wheelbarrow load at a time from a huge pile into the long beds that go along the side and the back of my house. Okay, I know that is nothing like these events but I felt pretty proud of myself for setting my mind to it, and getting it done!

The only bad news is, 13 yards didn't quite cut it. I need several more to fill in around the hot tub and in three beds with trees.


Brimhall Designs said...

I'm impressed! Way to go Kacey.

amber and john said...

That looks great! That definitely deserves a feeling of accomplishment. I love getting projects done around the house and yard.

Love Syd's dance photos- so cute! Those muscle confusion stories were hilarious. And Carter's fish costume was very impressive!